Index Provider Alerian Buys S-Network Global Indexes

Posted on 12/12/2019

Revealed on December 10, 2019, Dallas-based Alerian is an independent company that provides transparent master limited partnerships and energy infrastructure benchmarks and analytics. Alerian acquired S-Network Global Indexes, Inc., a publisher and developer of over 300 proprietary and custom indexes. Alerian and S-Network will continue to operate from their current locations in Dallas and New York, respectively. The transaction is expected to close before January 1,2020. S-Network Global Indexes was founded in 1997.

“By combining our research capabilities with S-Network’s full-service indexing platform, Alerian will be well-positioned to innovate and serve the evolving needs of a much broader range of investors, asset managers, and product sponsors,” says David LaValle, CEO of Alerian, in a press release. “Index-based investing is a significant long-term trend that will continue to attract client assets for decades.”

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